[ pik-ter ]
/ ˈpɪk tər /

noun, genitive Pic·to·res [pik-tawr-is, -tohr-] /pɪkˈtɔr ɪs, -ˈtoʊr-/. Astronomy.

the Painter, a southern constellation between Dorado and Carina.


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/ (ˈpɪktə) /

noun Latin genitive Pictoris (pɪkˈtɔːrɪs)

a faint constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Dorado and Carina

Word Origin for Pictor

Latin: painter
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